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Festival proceeds are handed out

Several thousand visitors enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds were raised for local community groups. At a community event in Castle Bytham Village Hall last Monday, Kate Goodman, chairman of the festival committee, and Patrick … Continue reading

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Enjoying woodland crafts

Children – and those young at heart – had a great day at a woodland craft day on Saturday. Hosted at The Spinney near Little Bytham, it was the last of three craft days held to encourage people to visit … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival is ‘best one yet’ thanks to heatwave

That was the enthusiastic verdict following this weekend’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival, which ran on Sunday and incorporated a music festival on Saturday. The event was blessed with a heatwave with clear blue skies and bright sunshine, with hundreds of … Continue reading

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Conservative Nick Boles retains Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes

MP Nick Boles has retained his Grantham and Stamford seat with 35,090 votes in the General Election. There was a turnout of 69.4 per cent with 56,699 people voting in the constituency. Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Changes to waste collections in South Kesteven over Christmas period

Waste collections will take place a day later over the festive period in South Kesteven. This means there will be no bin collections on Boxing Day or Monday, January 2 and all collections will be 24 hours later than normal … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival proceeds presented to good causes

Huge numbers of visitors from near and far enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds was raised for good causes despite parking and entrance being free. At a wine and nibbles event in Castle Bytham Village … Continue reading

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Raise your concerns about crime at rural police panel meeting in Castle Bytham

A policing panel meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday, July 12) at the Castle Bytham Village Hall. Hosted by the Stamford Neighbourhood Policing Team, the meeting starts at 6.30pm. This is an opportunity for people to attend and pass on … Continue reading

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New memorial unveiled near Antwerp remembers Castle Bytham pilot who was shot down in Lancaster over Belgium

Seventy-three years after a Lancaster bomber piloted by former Stamford School pupil Albert Victor Crawford was shot down over Belgium a memorial to those who lost their lives has been unveiled. Flying Officer Crawford, known to friends and family as … Continue reading

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Lots going on at growing auction rooms in Little Bytham

An auctioneer who opened in Little Bytham just five months ago says the business is going from strength to strength. Jessica Wall, set up J W Auctioneers & Valuers at the Stamford Auction Rooms, in Station Road Industrial Estate, in … Continue reading

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Put date for Castle Bytham Midsummer Fair and Music Festival in your diary

It might still be Spring but preparations for the Castle Bytham Midsummer Fair and Music Festival are already well-underway. The Music Festival runs over two days on Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19, and runs alongside the popular Castle … Continue reading

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